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Suomen talvisota 1939-1940

Spoils of war -- captured Soviet tanks and cars, along a road in a snow covered forest on January Finnish troops had just overpowered an entire Soviet division.

Red Army assaulting Finnish lines at Summa using armoured sledges, pulled by tanks, to advance on Mannerheim Line

Red Army assaulting Finnish lines at Summa using armoured sledges, pulled by tanks, to advance on Mannerheim Line

Finnish troops in the border town of Tuulos, Eastern Karelia, team up with the Germans on the day after an offensive against the Red Army began. Note the captured Soviet light tank T-26 with added Finnish markings.

Finnish nazi troops in the border town of Tuulos, Eastern Karelia, team up with the Germans on the day after an offensive against the Red Army began. Note the captured Soviet light tank with added Finnish markings.

Finnish Wartime

Finnish soldiers near the captured Soviet howitzer in Porlammi, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Lappland war

Finnish soldier using german gear as warbooty during war in Lappland autumn 1944

Разбитая колонна советской 44-й дивизии [2]

A frozen Red Army soldier of the Division lies beside a defeated column of vehicles on the Raate Road, Battle of Suomussalmi, Central Finland, Winter War.

... ended up serving as a US Special Forces officer in Vietnam and Laos

Then a Finnish lieutenant Lauri Törni during the Continuation War. He later would go on to fight for Germany, then the U. 1942 [[MORE]] Clawsonflakes: “Lauri Törni was a Finnish soldier who first fought for Finland against the Soviets in the Winter.

One advantage the Finnish Army enjoyed was being commanded by Marshal Mannerheim

One advantage the Finnish Army enjoyed was being commanded by Marshal Mannerheim, pin by Paolo Marzioli

The Winter War. A Finnish ski patrol taking their postions in the snow by the woods in Northern Finland

Photograph of Finnish ski troops in Northern Finland, 1940 during the Talvisota / Winter War.

Finnish 25-mm anti-tank gun 25 PstK37 with calculation,1941 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish 25-mm anti-tank gun 25 PstK37 with calculation,1941 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

A Finnish armored train en route to undisclosed destination. In the foreground…

Finnish Troops inspect Russian dead, during the Winter War of 1939-40. Although the Russian’s out numbered the Finns, their attacks were clumsy and uncoordinated, thus resulting in heavy losses. -www.ww2incolour.com

Finnish Troops inspect Russian dead, during the Winter War of Although the Russian’s out numbered the Finns, their attacks were clumsy and uncoordinated, thus resulting in heavy losses.

Finnish military campaign 1939-1940. Transfer reports a motorcyclist.  The Karelian Isthmus, February 1940 year (ASKM).

Finnish military campaign Transfer reports a motorcyclist. The Karelian Isthmus, February 1940 year (ASKM).

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